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Cody Bellinger sets a Dodgers record with a postseason home run

Cody Bellinger sets a Dodgers record with a postseason home run

Add another record to Cody Bellinger’s list.

The Dodgers first baseman, who established a National League rookie record with 39 home runs during the regular season, is now the youngest player in franchise history to homer in a playoff game.

The left-handed-hitting slugger, age 22 years 88 days, hit an opposite-field home run in the fifth inning of the Dodgers’ 3-1 series-clinching victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday.

Corey Seager had established the record, at 22 years 163 days, when he homered last October.

Before Bellinger’s homer, he was two for 12 in his first playoffs, with six strikeouts.

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